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DIY: Last Minute Halloween Costumes

kassidy porter

by Kassidy Porter

October is coming to an end, which means most of us are starting to panic over what to be for Halloween. The store costumes are expensive, and at this point you’re probably contemplating just cutting some eye holes in a sheet and calling it a day. With some extensive research, I’ve found the best last-minute (and affordable) DIY costumes that are cute, funny, and creative.

        1. Minnie Mouse

  • What you'll need:       

    • Black tights (optional)
    • Minnie Ears & Bow

    • White Felt

    • Black Shirt

    • Red Skirt
  • What you’ll need:

    • Black dress

    • Tiara

    • Fake pearls

    • Long cigarette holder

    • Black gloves (optional)

3. Mary Poppins

  • What you’ll need:
    • Black hat

    • Black umbrella

    • Black stockings

    • Red bow tie

    • White button down shirt

    • Black skirt

4. Strawberry

  • What you’ll need:
    • Green poster board (head piece created by gluing poster board to upside down paper cup attached to a head band)

    • White felt/ White paint

    • Red dress

5. Rosie the Riveter

  • What you’ll need:
    • Red bandana

    • Jean shirt

6. Tooth Fairy

  • What you’ll need:
    • Wand with poster board tooth cut out

    • Tiara

    • Wings

    • White tu-tu

    • White tank top

7. Bat

  • What you’ll need
    • Bat ears (felt or poster board)

    • Black pants/ skirt

    • Black long sleeved shirt

    • Old black umbrella

8. Oh Deer!

  • What you’ll need
    • Two sticks

    • White felt

    • Brown dress